Book Four-star leadership for leaders : interviews with distinguished generals and admirals / by R. Manning Ancell ; foreword by Charles "Tremendous" Jones.
Associated Name: Jones, Charles E. 1927-
Publication year: 2011.
Call Number UB210 .A63 2011
Media class: Book
Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA : Tremendous Life Books
ISBN: 9781936354160 1936354160
"R. Manning Ancell spent nearly 40 years interviewing the very highest echelon of our armed forces... from the First World War to the Second Gulf War"--P.  of Cover.
Extent: 264 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
"From my perspective a good leader can't be selfish" / Walter E. Boomer -- "You don't have any friends as CNO" / Arleigh A. Burke -- "You're never going to prove it until you do it" / Jack J. Catton -- "By example was my by-word" / Raymond G. Davis -- "I've always believed that reading is an important part of who I am" / Martin E. Dempsey -- "I was more of a follow-it-up-yourself man" / Alfred M. Gruenther -- "You've got to get out and see things yourself" / Thomas T. Handy -- "You get the right man in the job quickly" / Ronald J. Hays -- "I walked out of the Pentagon my own man" / Harold K. Johnson -- "Integrity is among the most necessary of qualities" / William A. Knowlton -- "Tell people what has to be done and not how to do it" / Frederick J. Kroesen -- "Never make a decision until you have to" / Curtis E. LeMay -- "Be brave-smart and not brave-dumb" / William J. Livsey -- "A good commander is also a damned good manager" / William F. McKee -- "Even in retirement mentors continue to play a role" / Edward C. Meyer -- "I probably would not have stayed in the Navy if it wasn't for Admiral Zumwalt" / Paul David Miller -- "You'll never be a leader if you don't tell the truth" / Thomas H. Moorer -- "Persuasive and exemplary leadership is most effective" / Carl E. Mundy, Jr. -- "You can be successful in peace and a failure in war" / Matthew B. Ridgway -- "Soldiers are not intimidated by generals any more" / Roscoe Robinson, Jr. -- "Let 'em lie!" / David M. Shoup -- "Luck goes all through this business" / Maxwell D. Taylor -- "I was the best in the business / Otto P. Weyland -- "I was almost killed in Vietnam" / John A. Wickham, Jr. -- "You must set your standards high" / Louis L. Wilson, Jr.